Help others get and stay fit! Using nationally recognized curriculum, our personal trainer instructors have the expertise to jump-start your fitness career. You’ll improve your own health while encouraging others to do the same.

 

 Degrees & Certificates

Certificate of Technology

After completing this fast-track program, you’ll be eligible to take any nationally recognized personal trainer credentialing exam.

Program Info

 South Campus

Serving students in Southeast Houston, Pearland, Clear Lake, and Friendswood.

 

Contact Us

 Program Information Request Form

 281-998-6150 ext. 3350

Application Information and Deadlines

Process for enrollment in the Personal Trainer Program:

  1. Apply to and be accepted to San Jacinto College if not currently enrolled.
  2. Contact the Department Chair (Health Sciences - South) at kira.beal@sjcd.edu. Please also ensure that your email address and telephone number are correct when sending your email.
  3. A representative from the Personal Trainer program will contact you prior to fall registration and advise on the correct courses to register for. 

 

Curriculum

First Term

Course Title Credits
FITT 1237 Personal Training 2
FITT 2413 Exercise Science 4
FITT 2301 Lifestyle Change for Wellness 3
FITT 1301 Fitness and Exercise Testing 3
  First Term Credits 12

 

Second Term

Course  Title Credits
FITT 2309 Theory of Exercise Program Design and Instruction 3
FITT 2471 Kinesiology and Biomechanics 4
FITT 1303 Fitness Event Planning and Promotion 3
FITT 2311 Prevention and Care of Exercise Injury (will include CPR/First Aid) 3
FITT 1164 Practicum Health and Physical Education, General 1
  Second Term Credits 14
  Total Credits 26

Capstone experience: FITT 2309 Theory of Exercise Program Design and Instruction.

Eligible for any nationally recognized personal trainer credentialing exam.

Approximate Program Costs

See Approximate Costs & Fees PDF.

Information Sessions

All information sessions will be held as a Zoom webinar. See details below.

Date/Time Webinar Join Link 

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